Chandigarh, Jun 17 (UNI) The Haryana government will develop an Industrial Growth Centre at village Saha in Ambala district.
Stating this here today, the official spokesman said in the first phase of the project that the work for developing basic infrastructural facilities on 415.60 acres of land had been completed.
Besides, a Food Park at Saha was also being developed on 70 acres of land.
Under the second phase, the department would acquire another 500 acres of land for developing Modern Industrial Township, he added.
The spokesman said at the time of formation of Haryana, Ambala had only 679 small scale industries and two medium scale industries, which had now increased to 4016 and seven respectively. These were providing employment to 35,000 people.
He said the small scale industries of Ambala exported 20 per cent of the total scientific instruments manufactured in the country.
In the year 2007-08, a record industrial production of Rs 377 crore was achieved in Ambala out of which manufactured items worth Rs 77.89 crore were exported to different countries around the world.
He said Ambala was famous for manufacturing of mixer-grinders, scientific instruments, carpets and engineering goods in the country.
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